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William Cocke

William Cocke, American army officer, senator. member Virginia Assembly, 1777, North Carolina Legislature, 1778; member Tennessee Constitutional Convention, 1796; member United States Senate from Tennessee, 1796-1797, 1799-1805; member Mississippi Legislature, 1822.

Background

  • Cocke, William was born in 1748 in Amelia County, Virginia, United States. Son of Abraham Cocke.

  • Career

    • General Militia of State of Franklin, 1784-1788.

    Membership

    Member Virginia Assembly, 1777, North Carolina Legislature, 1778. Member Tennessee Constitutional Convention, 1796. Member United States Senate from Tennessee, 1796-1797, 1799-1805.

    Member Mississippi Legislature, 1822.

    Connections

    • Married Sarah Maclin. Married second, Mistress.
    • father: Abraham Cocke. Cocke
    • spouses: Sarah Maclin
    • Mistress
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    Born 1748
    Died August 22, 1828
    (aged 80)
    Nationality